TQ7651 : Amberidge Oast, Salts Lane, Loose, Kent

taken 10 years ago, near to Loose, Kent, Great Britain

Amberidge Oast, Salts Lane, Loose, Kent
Amberidge Oast, Salts Lane, Loose, Kent
Amberidge Oast
Twin round kiln oast house, ragstone and brick walls.
Oast Houses
An Oast House is a building used to dry fresh hops before they are sent to the brewers, to be used for flavouring beer. A traditional Oast House consists of the 'oast' and the 'stowage'. The oast was a kiln, with a plenum chamber fired by charcoal at ground floor and the drying floor directly above. The steep pitched roof channelled the hot air through the hops to the top. The stowage, was the barn section, it had a cooling floor and press at first floor and storage area at ground floor. Read more LinkExternal link
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TQ7651, 91 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 7 February, 2008
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Oast House 
Category
Oast house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7607 5176 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.2711N 0:31.2505E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7610 5172
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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